When: Sat., Dec. 8, 2-5 p.m. 2007
Launched in 1989 to celebrate multicultural writing, Oakland PEN hosts its seventeenth annual National Literary Awards and eleventh annual Censorship Award ceremony at the Oakland Library's Rockridge Branch (5366 College Ave., Oakland) on Saturday, Dec. 8. This year's honorees include, among others, Will Alexander (Sunrise in Armageddon), Kathleen de Azevado (Samba Dreamers), William Poy Lee (The Eighth Promise), Harriet A. Washington (Medical Apartheid), and Greg Palast for many books including Armed Madhouse: Who's Afraid of Osama Wolf?
2 p.m. PENOakland.org
Anneli Star Josselin Rufus